If it’s in line with government policies, there is no harm in doing that because we all know that there have been leakages in the past. So, if it’s for […]
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Without mincing any word, it will definitely increase the cost of clearing goods from the port because at the beginning it was on N160 or N180 to the US dollar […]
Lilypond still remains a command on its own with its controller and other senior officers in place working but the name has now changed from Lilypond Container Terminal to […]
Do you think the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and the Port Service Support Portal (PSSP) initiatives will improve cargo clearance at the port?
When the Standard Operating Procedure is implemented, it is going to be like a single window as such where the roles played by various agencies of government and port operators […]
SON was one of the agencies of government that were domiciled at the port but government saw them as increasing cost of doing business because there were so many organisations […]
The performance of the sector can be measured in terms of human resource development, cargo throughput and the level of deployment of resources. We cannot say the reform effort of […]
What we need is the commitment and dedication of all stakeholders in the industry rather than pointing accusing fingers. We need to wake up from our slumber and do the […]
Do you think the level of corruption has reduced among Customs Officers since the appointment of Ali?
For me, it has reduced tactically because the CG in his own way has instilled discipline and integrity into the officers. Not by bullying them but by educating them on […]
It is part of the solution but there must be a foundation before you can build. I buy the idea of establishing a national carrier but who is going to […]
What do you think the government can do to reduce the spate of pirates attack on our territorial waters?
There is need to increase the level of patrol on our water ways. Government has to do a lot in this regard. They have to send out the ships and […]
Do you support the reintroduction of ban on importation of rice through the land borders by Customs?
To me, it seems Customs is confused on this matter. In the first instance, the Comptroller General of Customs said at his first policy statement that in order to increase […]
Nigeria borders are not adequately monitored, no doubt but if the borders are porous, who should be blamed? We need to ask ourselves what are the rules and regulation that […]